- Learn how to listen, read, write and speak in English in higher-level and postgraduate academic contexts
- Get the language and study skills to succeed in higher education
- Use the latest technology and apps to help you learn
- Get access to great teachers and equipment (including a well-equipped Library, Language Learning Centre and computer labs)
- Learn perspectives from diverse cultures and understand ethical, bicultural and social issues in New Zealand
- Learn in a fast and flexible 16 week programme
- English language scholarships available to help you study
- Understand and produce extended, complex academic texts on a wide range of topics
- Continue your education with a Bachelors or Postgraduate programme or advance your current career
- Be 16 years old by the time the programme starts
- A New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) or equivalent, or achieve an appropriate score on Unitec's Language Studies English Language Placement Test.
- Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission
For more information download the programme regulations:
Courses and timetables
For more details on the courses including timetables, please click on the course names below.
|Listening in Academic Contexts (EAPL5151)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ understanding of complex, oral academic texts on a wide range of topics at CEFR high B2 level.|
|Speaking in Academic Contexts (EAPL5152)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ ability to participate flexibly and effectively in extended spoken academic discourse on a wide range of topics at CEFR high B2 level|
|Reading in Academic Contexts (EAPL5153)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ understanding extended, complex written academic texts on a wide range of topics of at CEFR high B2 level.|
|Writing in Academic Contexts (EAPL5154)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ ability to write well-structured, sophisticated, extended academic texts on a wide range of topics.|
The 'Key Information for Students' below does not reflect any international student information.
Please take this information as a guideline only. For example, you will often see a difference between these tuition fees and our estimate above. This is because there are a number of variables, such as the specific courses chosen within a programme.
The national graduate outcomes information is for all tertiary New Zealand providers including Unitec. This information is provided by the New Zealand Government and is derived from a national database that links educational and income information.
Key Information for Students
Entry requirementsMinimum requirements: For this programme, you will need the following: 1. Be at least 16 years old by the time the programme begins 2. Hold a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4); or 3. Achieve an appropriate score on our English Language Placement Test; or Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission.
Detailed requirements: See the above "Admission requirements" section for more information about entry to this progrogramme.
|Government tuition subsidy:||$3,069||$3,069|
National graduate outcomes
|(3 years after completion)|
|Earnings range||$16,941 - $43,897|
|In further study||53%|
|On a benefit||11%|
Note:All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students.